Awards & Trophies

Staton J. Peele Sportsmanship Trophy

Staton J. Peele dedicated many years of his life to the service of the United States Yacht Racing Union and Mallory Cup championship.

He served his home yacht club, the Columbia Sailing Club, and the South Atlantic Yacht Racing Association during those same years in many different capacities. Kind and gentle describe the nature and demeanor of Staton Peele. His high standard of sportsmanship set a shining example for all who know him, now and therefore.

The United States Yacht Racing Union accepted as a deeded gift from the South Atlantic Yacht Racing Association the perpetual, the Staton J. Peele Sportsmanship Trophy to be given out at each Mallory Cup Final Championship Regatta to the skipper or crew, who is selected by the competitors, judges and race committee according to the deed of Gift, as best exhibiting the traits of true sportsmanship.

To maintain the integrity of the trophy, it will remain on display at the National Governing Body of the sport – U.S. Sailing Association

Associated Championship

2018 U.S. Adult Sailing Championship

Previous Award Recipients

  • 2017 – Edgewater Yacht Club – James Island Yacht Club – Southern Yacht Club
  • 2015 – Mike Schwin – Fort Worth Boat Club
  • 2013 – Russel Cooke – Oswego Yacht Club
  • 2011 – Paul Wilson – Vineyard Haven Yacht Club
  • 2010 – Ken Kleinschrodt- Buccaneer Yacht Club
  • 2009 – David Rousseau – Massapoag Yacht Club
  • 2008 – Les Bechwith – Winnipesaukee Sailing Association
  • 2007 – Scott Young – Austin Yacht Club
  • 2006 – Charlie Garrard – Boston Yacht Club
  • 2005 – Kenny Wolf – Rush Creek Yacht Club
  • 2004 – Kenny Manzoni – Southern Yacht Club
  • 2003 – Zak Fanberg – Bay Waveland Yacht Club
  • 2002 – William Demand, JR. – Toms River Yacht Club
  • 2001 – R. Lee Stump – Stone Horse Yacht Club
  • 2000 – Paul Lee – Detroit Yacht Club
  • 1999 – Tony Noviski – North Cape Yacht Club
  • 1998 – Ken Signorello – Mallets Bay Boat Club
  • 1997 – Charles Quigley III – Boston Yacht Club
  • 1996 – Charles Quigley III – Boston Yacht Club
  • 1995 – Bill Ewing – Monmouth Boat Club
  • 1994 – Wendell Johnson – Community Boating of Boston
  • 1993 – Rod Koch – Davis Island Yacht Club
  • 1992 – Steve Button – Rush Creek Yacht Club
  • 1991 – Bill Draheim – Rush Creek Yacht Club
  • 1990 – F. P. Schoettle – Minnetonka Yacht Club
  • 1989 – Ron Fish – Eugene Yacht Club
  • 1988 – Quinn “Bubby” Eagan – Bay Waveland Yacht Club